Archive for April, 2016

Dude Where’s my Horse

My step-son, Seth, is approaching his 12th Birthday on the 30th of this month. Saturday we decided to take him out to Wickenburg to stay at Rancho de los Caballeros, a “Dude Ranch,” to celebrate. It was a pretty good time, but this morning I am feeling my 90 minute horse ride. I am a [...]

Prowl Jitsu

Every time I have the honor of promoting someone to the next belt in Jiu Jitsu it is very special and rewarding. It is a chance for me to recognize an individual’s hard work, sacrifice and dedication. Last night was extra special, Blake “The Prowler” Barth was awarded his Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt! Blake has [...]

You Are What You Eat?

Great, I don’t really want to be a cheeseburger but on the other hand I’m not real fond of being a tomato either. My wife decided that she was going to do Worlds this year, so I decided to clean up my diet and help her by not consuming junk in front of her. I [...]

Without a Shadow of Doubt

There is a thin line between confidence and arrogance, one is extremely beneficial the other is extremely hazardous. How many confident people do you know that do not come across as arrogant? How many arrogant people do you know that have no confidence? I think as human beings it is natural to allow doubt to [...]

Hello Monday

Tournament weekends are a lot of fun, come Monday morning another opportunity to train. I’m at the gym right now starting to write this blog before my Monday 9 a.m. class, it’s crazy 24 hours of Jiu Jitsu this weekend and I am still excited about getting better this morning. I think it will be [...]